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2012-03-26 18:20:07

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) TUESDAY, MARCH 27: EAST COAST EARTHQUAKE 2011 Profile America -- Tuesday, March 27th. Those who watch weather and natural phenomena are keeping a close eye as things unfold this year. 2011 was unique in terms of the range and strength of events, including huge snowfalls, massive tornado...

2012-03-23 10:22:34

RESTON, Va., March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulick Group is proud to announce that it is celebrating 25 years of excellence building exceptional homes in noteworthy communities throughout the Northern Virginia region. Founded by Peter Gulick in 1987, Gulick Group has built more than 700 homes in 33 different communities. Each home was built on the fundamental principle that "The Difference is in the Details." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120323/PH75816-a ) (Logo:...

2011-12-14 10:56:00

RESTON, Va., Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NVR, Inc. (NYSE: NVR), announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of $300 million of its outstanding common stock. The purchases will occur from time to time in the open market and/or in privately negotiated transactions as market conditions permit. The Company indicated that the authorization is a continuation of the stock repurchase program that began in 1994 and is consistent with NVR's strategy of maximizing...

2011-11-28 19:25:00

Massage Envy helps out teens through fundraisers with local high schools. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) November 28, 2011 Massage Envy in Herndon-Reston is giving out more than just massages. Recently, Massage Envy-Herndon-Reston has been working with local schools in the district, like South Lakes High School and Oakton High School, giving away Massage Envy gifts to be raffled for school fundraisers. By reaching out to local high schools and other organizations, the number one spot for massage...

2011-11-16 16:02:00

Degree programs at three colleges to include NASA data and tools BOSTON, Nov. 16, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jobs for the Future (JFF) and the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) are introducing NASA's cutting-edge contributions in climate change science to community college green sector curricula as part of a new project launched this month called Building a Diverse, Green Workforce. The project builds on The Greenforce Initiative, a partnership between JFF and NWF to improve green...

2011-11-01 08:15:00

RESTON, Va., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CapTech is pleased to announce that it is expanding its Northern Virginia office due to the company's growth, and increasing business in the financial services industry. The company relocated its Washington, DC regional office to the Reston Town Center. "We have methodically built a strong list of clients in Northern Virginia," says Sandy Williamson, CapTech CEO. "The Washington, DC region is the headquarters for many of the country's largest...

2011-10-10 06:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Volunteers from National Wildlife Federation (NWF), ScottsMiracle-Gro and Charlotte Nature Museum convened yesterday to begin transforming outdoor spaces into natural playgrounds for Charlotte kids, with an eye toward eventually increasing opportunities for children nationwide to engage in unstructured play in and with nature. The Charlotte Natural Playscape, which is scheduled to be officially unveiled in the spring of 2012, is the first in...

2011-08-03 10:00:00

RESTON, VA, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - SpaceRef, a provider of new media services since 1999, announced today that it was launching its first magazine, Space Quarterly, in both digital and print format. Space Quarterly will be published in two editions: a U.S. edition with an international section and a Canadian edition. To complement Space Quarterly, SpaceRef will also launch a new online service, the SpaceRef Forum, where readers can participate in ongoing discussions on topics...

2011-07-28 11:04:00

RESTON, Va., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NVR, Inc. (NYSE: NVR), announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of $300 million of its outstanding common stock. The purchases will occur from time to time in the open market and/or in privately negotiated transactions as market conditions permit. The Company indicated that the authorization is a continuation of the stock repurchase program that began in 1994 and is consistent with NVR's strategy of maximizing...

2011-07-11 16:15:00

Conservation groups say prompt review necessary so restoration can begin NEW ORLEANS, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Conservation groups today expressed support for Louisiana's swift action to identify and propose potential restoration projects that qualify for BP's $1 billion down payment toward the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) stemming from the unprecedented Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Louisiana's release of its project list today is an important step toward...